What are curative surgical options for patients with epilepsy?

Updated: May 30, 2019
  • Author: David Y Ko, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Several curative surgeries are possible, including lobectomy and lesionectomy. In general, the epileptogenic zone must be mapped by using video-electroencephalographic (video-EEG) monitoring and, in some patients, with intracranial electrodes.


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